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Accounting Standards are the policy documents or written statements issued, from time to time, by an apex expert accounting body in relation to various aspects of measurement, treatment and disclosure of accounting transactions for ensuring uniformity in accounting practices and reporting. These standards are prepared by Accounting Standard Board (ASB). Objectives or Purposes of Accounting Standards: 1. The main purpose of accounting standards id to provide information to the users as to the basis on which the accounts have been prepared and the financial statements have been presented. 2. Another important objective of accounting standards is to serve the statutory purpose of eliminating the impact of diverse accounting policies and practices and to ensure uniformity in accounting policies & practices, ie, to harmonise the diverse accounting policies & practices which are in use the preparation & presentation of financial statements. 3. Another objective of accounting standards is to make the financial statements more meaningful and comparable and to make people place more reliance on financial statements prepared in conformity with the accounting standards. 4. Yet another objective of accounting standards is to guide the judgment of professional accountants in dealing with those items, which are to be followed consistently from year to year. LIST OF ACCOUNTING STANDARDS AS 1 Disclosure of Accounting Policies AS 2 Valuation of Inventories AS 3 Cash Flow Statement AS 4 Contingencies & Events occurring after Balance Sheet date AS 5 Net profit or Loss for the Period, Prior period items & changes in accounting policies AS 6 Depreciation Accounting AS 7 Accounting for Construction Contracts AS 8 Accounting for Research & Development AS 9 Revenue Recognition AS 10 Accounting for Fixed Assets AS11 Accounting for effects in changes in Foreign Exchange Rates AS 12 Accounting for Government Grants AS 13 Accounting for Investments AS 14 Accounting for Amalgamations AS 15 Accounting for Retirement benefits in the Financial Statements of employers AS 16 Borrowing Cost AS 17 Segment Reporting AS 18 Related Party Disclosure 1/2

AS 19 AS 20 AS 21 AS 22 AS 23 AS 24 AS 25 AS 26 AS 27

Leases Earnings Per Share Consolidated Financial Statements Accounting for taxes on income Accounting for Investments in Associates in consolidated financial statements Discontiuning Operations Interim Financial Reporting Intangible Assets Financial Reporting of Interests in Joint Ventures